Marine explorer and GSO professor Robert Ballard is looking back at his 50-year career of discovery by publishing a memoir, Into the Deep, recounting the backstories of many of his greatest adventures.Continue reading "URI marine explorer Ballard publishes memoir, reveals dyslexia"
Adam Soule is not only a new professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, he is set to lead one of the largest research initiatives in the University’s history.Continue reading "New URI oceanography professor to manage $94 million ocean exploration institute"
GSO professor Robert Ballard and his team aboard Ocean Exploration Trust’s E/V Nautilus are at Nikumaroro Island, a remote atoll within the Phoenix Islands archipelago to look for Amelia Earhart’s airplane.Continue reading "Ballard, team off to Nikumaroro Island to look for Earhart’s plane"
Scientists with a NASA-led expedition are operating from the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography as colleagues explore the deep Pacific Ocean to prepare to search for life in deep space.Continue reading "Ocean and space exploration blend at URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography"
NOAA to work with a consortium of five institutions, led by URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, exploring and mapping more than 3 billion acres of America’s ocean territory.Continue reading "NOAA announces $94-million ocean exploration institute led by URI"
A conversation with Dr. George V. Lauder, the 2019 Graduate School of Oceanography Fish Lecture featured speaker who studies the ways in which fish swim.Continue reading "Learning from fish to spark innovation in ocean exploration"
Posted on November 2, 2018 on URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., Nov. 2, 2018 — Students in an engineering class at Central Falls High School can boast to friends that they were able to interact with scientists who were the first to observe last week’s rare discovery of thousands of octopuses tending their eggs 3,000 meters […]Continue reading "High school students share in ocean discovery through URI link to Ballard expedition"
The Inner Space Center at GSO connected a Central Falls, RI high school class to scientists 3,000 miles away in the Pacific Ocean for a live question-and-answer session.Continue reading "Ocean expedition brought to Central Falls classroom"
From a young age, Catalina Martinez would study puddles on her street and wonder what was at the bottom of them. Now, as the Regional Program Manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) with an office by Narragansett Bay at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School […]Continue reading "Bay Campus (B)log: Catalina Martinez: Exploring the Ocean and Sharing It With Us"
A group of eight schoolteachers travel hundreds of miles aboard the R/V Endeavor on a three-day expedition designed to establish partnerships between ocean scientists, researchers and teachers who live and teach in Rhode Island.Continue reading "Teachers at Sea"